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Arcadia Dream wins 2016 WATC Derby

Arcadia Dream wins 2016 WATC Derby

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike claimed his sixth win in the Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday with a perfectly timed run on Arcadia Dream.

Delicacy carried the Bob Peters pink and white colours to victory in the Australasian Oaks and the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

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Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Leading Perth-based trainer Adam Durrant has been pleased with the progression made by Kia Ora Koutou this time, and is confident his stable star is primed for success in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse.

WATC Derby favourite Kia Ora Koutou has form around Tarzino (pictured). Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

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2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

The feature race at Ascot Racecourse this weekend in Perth is the lucrative WATC Derby 2016 for the three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for the staying clash detailed below.

Jockey Joseph Azzopardi (pictured aboard Crucial at Caulfield) rides Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby favourite in Perth Kia Ora Koutou. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Adam Durrant’s Group 1 placed gelding Kia Ora Koutou has opened clear favourite in WATC Derby 2016 betting to return to the winners’ stall for the first time this year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

Last year’s WATC Derby winner Delicacy (pictured) was trained by Grant Williams who has three in the 2016 edition of the Perth feature ...

2016 SA Derby Calls for Kia Ora Kouta

2016 SA Derby Calls for Kia Ora Kouta

Adam Durrant’s Victoria Derby placegetter from the spring Kia Ora Kouta will race for another Group 1 target in the SA Derby 2016 later this autumn with a run at Perth in this weekend’s $400,000 Group 2 WATC Derby (2400m).

Joseph Azzopardi (pictured aboard Crucial at Caulfield) rides the favourite Kia Ora Koutou in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby at ...

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

Adam Durrant’s consistent three-year-old Kia Ora Kouta is the big winner for Saturday’s WATC Derby 2016 at Ascot Racecourse drawing barrier one in the 12-horse field.

Jockey William Pike (pictured on Escado, inside) rides Arcadia Dream in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby at Ascot in Perth. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

A dozen young stayers make up the final field for this ...

2015 Railway Stakes Field Released

2015 Railway Stakes Field Released

The 2015 Railway Stakes field has been released and 15 horses are set to contest the Group 1 event that will be held at Ascot on Saturday.

Messene will have the chance to record a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2015 Railway Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

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2016 WATC Derby Target for Kia Ora Koutou

2016 WATC Derby Target for Kia Ora Koutou

After a sale to Hong Kong interests was called off by current connections, Adam Durrant’s Perth galloper Kia Ora Koutou will enjoy spell before coming back to target next April’s WATC Derby 2015.

Perth raider Kia Ora Koutou ran a brave third behind Tarzino (pictured) in Melbourne’s 2015 Victoria Derby this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2015 WATC Derby Betting Tips

2015 WATC Derby Betting Tips

A lucrative race day is scheduled at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on the weekend with one of Saturday’s two features being the WATC Derby 2015, betting tips for the three-year-olds’ feature found below.

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Delicacy Leads WATC Derby 2015 Betting Odds

Delicacy Leads WATC Derby 2015 Betting Odds

Grant Williams’ classy young filly Delicacy is well-supported to beat home the boys in Group 2 company at Ascot Racecourse this weekend in Perth’s feature race – the 2015 WATC Derby.

Peter Moody has his promising filly Spectacular Vision racing in Perth’s 2015 WATC Derby at Ascot on the weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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